His Melbourne Theatre Company credits include:
the title role in "Tristram Shandy-Gent" based on the novel by Laurence Sterne
(1988), Jack Worthing in Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest" (1988, also national tour), Cocledemoy in Marston's "The Dutch Courtesan" (1993), and Henri in "Life x 3" by Yasmina Reza
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[on accepting the role of "Lionel Logue" in The King's Speech
(2010)]: I first got the script in a fairly unorthodox way. It was in a brown paper package at my front door, like an orphaned child. A neighbour of mine knew this woman in London who wanted to produce it as a play, and on the coverlet it said, "Please forgive me, Mr. Rush, for sending this to your home, blah blah blah", and I read it ...
Awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Letters by the University of Queensland, in Australia.
Booming, gravelly, yet nasal voice